Military Demands Drastic Action In Niger Delta

The military has demanded �drastic action� in the Niger Delta to prevent the conflict from escalating into an uncontrollable agitation for self rule. Defence chiefs on Tuesday briefed the House of Representatives Committee on Defence through the Director of Operations, … read more

FG may free three hostages by force

The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta has deployed four submarines in the Delta State riverside. The deployment is ostensibly in preparation for a military operation to free the three remaining hostages held by militants since February 18. Investigations … read more

MEND Attacked again on Saturday

The security situation in the Niger Delta worsened on Saturday night as the Ijaw militants blew up another oil facility in Agge, Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The facility known as the Agge Manifold serves as the converging … read more

Oil workers seek end to Niger Delta crisis

Unions in the oil industry have called on the Federal Government to convene a stakeholders� forum to look into the causes of hostilities in the Niger Delta region. The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) chapters of National Union … read more